Mr. Smith & Ms. LoPiccolo Chemistry Class
Platinum is a chemical element with the symbol of PT and an atomic number of 78 . It's color is a Grey/White/Silver . It has an Atomic Weight of 195.084 . This was discovered by Antonio de Ulloa. Platinum come from the original word "Platina" which means silver.
Platinum is used for jewelry and sold for money . People use platinum for chemicals , electrical , glass , and aircraft industries . It is used in the process of these things because Platinum is strong and keeps it on hold for the aircraft industries and so is for the glass .
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